Fire Door Repairs

Date:Nov 10, 2018

Fire Door Repairs

IMG_0345Following the fire door inspection in your facility, you will be provided with a detailed list of deficiencies that will need to be repaired. We offer fire door repairs based on NFPA 80. Common minor repairs include:

If the fire door cannot be repaired, our expert technicians will assess the door and provide the necessary information for you to make an informed decision about complete fire door replacement or major repair.

90% of fire rated doors inspected are not in compliance with NFPA 80  (Per inspection data)

Top Fire Door and Smoke Door Deficiencies:

  1. Painted or missing fire door labels

  2. Poor clearance dimensions around the perimeter of the door in the closed position

  3. Kick down door holders

  4. Auxiliary hardware items that interfere with the intended function of the door (barrel bolts and dead bolts, etc.)

  5. Fire doors blocked to stay in the open position

  6. Area surrounding the fire door assembly blocked by furniture, equipment, and/or boxes

  7. Broken, defective or missing hardware items (latch bolt, and/or strike plate, closer arms, cover plates, etc.)

  8. Fire exit hardware installed on doors that are not labeled for use with fire exit hardware

  9. Missing or incorrect fasteners

  10. Bottom flush bolts that do not project ½” into the strike

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